Archive for 2007

Greenland Ice Melt Triggers Earthquakes

September 8th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Science / Comments Off on Greenland Ice Melt Triggers Earthquakes

The Greenland ice cap is melting so quickly that it is triggering earthquakes as pieces of ice several cubic kilometres in size break off. Scientists monitoring events ...

Richardson: God Scheduling Primaries

September 4th, 2007 / Humor, Newswire / 5 comments

Richardson: God Scheduling Primaries Sioux City, Ia. - God's will is for Iowa to have the first-in-the-nation caucus, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson told a crowd here Monday. "Iowa, for good ...

DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking

August 30th, 2007 / Newswire, Society / Comments Off on DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking

DOJ Targets Adult Social Networking From the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: The federal government is proposing regulations that would effectively kill adult social-networking sites. This is being done under ...

Sanity Returns to Texas

August 30th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire / Comments Off on Sanity Returns to Texas

Sanity Returns to Texas Common sense and justice may have had something to do with it, but it was the parole board's recommendation that did the trick. Texas Governor Rick ...
Taslima Nasrin

Taslima Nasrin

August 29th, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 3 comments

Although many subjects of our Atheist of the Week column have led interesting lives, Taslima Nasrin, our featured atheist this week, deserves special kudos. Born ...

The Men's Bathroom Hypocrite

August 29th, 2007 / Black Sun Shadow Awards, Newswire / Comments Off on The Men's Bathroom Hypocrite

The Men's Bathroom Hypocrite And the latest Black Sun Shadow Award goes to...Senator Larry Craig. He has supported a federal constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. In 1996, Craig also voted in ...

Might As Well Be Prison

August 25th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / 1 comment

More heartwarming news from the world's most infamous theocracy: Iran has shut down barber shops offering unconventional Western hair styles amid a police crackdown on dress deemed un-Islamic, reports said. "Over ...

The Dopler Effect

August 24th, 2007 / Future Tech, Newswire, Science, Television / 2 comments

[UPDATED 08.24.07 -- Now that I've finished the series] Well, first an apology for what was a very hasty post. This is positively the last time I will review a series ...

Monkeys Take Over Town

August 24th, 2007 / Newswire, Science / 1 comment

This startling story of vervet monkeys should remind us of how smart and amazingly human-like they actually are. They form raiding parties. They post lookouts and communicate. They follow ...
Sharia Roundup

Sharia Roundup

August 24th, 2007 / Religion / 2 comments

The fun never stops at the carnival of the god-pushers. Public torture: A tool of brutal intimidation for the 'religion of peace.' These stories have already been ...
John Carmack

John Carmack

August 22nd, 2007 / Atheist of the Week / 7 comments

Born on August 20, 1970, Atheist of the Week John Carmack is the co-founder/lead technical director of the controversial yet pioneering game development house, id ...

Furor Over Religious Mudslinging

August 22nd, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / 1 comment

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A political ad from the Louisiana governor's race is drawing a storm of criticism for accusing Republican Rep. Bobby Jindal of calling Protestants "scandalous, depraved, ...